The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Thames Valley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 11 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Retail 4 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 10.00% 12.20% 4.76%
As % of the General category 30.77% 17.86% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Retail
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Thames Valley region.

General Category
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
13 28 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 32.50% 68.29% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 11
Average salary £50,000 £62,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £35,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the Thames Valley region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

Retail
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the Thames Valley region.

Retail Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

Retail
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Thames Valley region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 14 (100.00%) Finance
2 13 (92.86%) Oracle
3 11 (78.57%) ERP
3 11 (78.57%) Project Management
3 11 (78.57%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (78.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (78.57%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (14.29%) Hyperion
4 2 (14.29%) Essbase
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) HFM
4 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Retail
5 1 (7.14%) SAP

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Thames Valley region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle EBS R12
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (14.29%) HFM
2 2 (14.29%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Essbase
General
1 14 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Data Integration Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Hyperion Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Integration Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Data Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Retail Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) ERP
1 11 (78.57%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
2 2 (14.29%) Data Management
2 2 (14.29%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Hyperion
3 1 (7.14%) SAP